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A raisin in the sun [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures ; screenplay, Lorraine Hansberry ; producers, David Susskind and Philip Rose ; director, Daniel Petrie.

Publication:
Culver City, CA : Columbia Tristar Home Video, c1999.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (ca. 128 min.) : sd., b&w. ; 4 3/4 in.
Edition:
Widescreen version, side A ; full screen version, side B.
Series:
Columbia classics
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Subjects:
Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965 -- Film adaptations.
African American families -- Drama.
African Americans -- History -- 20th century -- Drama.
African Americans in motion pictures.
Racism -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Blaxploitation films.
Language:
In English with optional subtitles in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean and Thai.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
System Details:
DVD; Dolby Digital.
Summary:
Film of the award-winning play about a struggling black family living on Chicago's South Side and the impact of an unexpected insurance bequest. Each family member sees the bequest as the means of realizing dreams and of escape from grinding frustrations.
Participant:
Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, Ruby Dee.
Credits:
Director of photography, Charles Lawton, Jr. ; editors, William A. Lyon and Paul Weatherwax ; music, Laurence Rosenthal.
Notes:
Based on the stage play by Lorraine Hansberry.
Originaly released as a motion picture in 1961.
Special features, production notes, talent files, theatrical trailer, interactive menus, scene selections.
Contributor:
Petrie, Daniel. , Director
Susskind, David, 1920-1987. , Producer
Rose, Philip, 1921- , Producer
Poitier, Sidney. , Actor
McNeil, Claudia. , Actor
Dee, Ruby. , Actor
Rosenthal, Laurence, 1926- , Composer
Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965. , Author, Screenwriter
Columbia Pictures Corporation. , Producer
Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm) , Distributor
ISBN:
0767828062
OCLC:
43778792
Publisher Number:
043396009196
00919 Columbia Tristar